Communicating in Blackboard

Blackboard Learn provides several ways to communicate with students and other instructors:


Creating Announcements (video | pdf)

Emails and Messages

Sending Course Messages (pdf)

Sending Course Email (pdf)


Adding a New Calendar (pdf)

Adding a Calendar Event (pdf)

Creating, Adding, and Deleting Calendar Events (pdf)

Adding the Blackboard Calendar to an Outlook Calendar (pdf)

Accessing the Calendar Outside of Blackboard (pdf)

Discussion Board

Adding A Discussion Forum and Thread (pdf)

Enabling Discussion Board Subscriptions (pdf)

Disabling Discussion Board Subscriptions (pdf)

Grading Discussion Board Forums (video)

Grading Discussion Board Threads (video)

Collecting and Printing Discussion Board Posts (pdf)

Deleting Discussion Board Posts (pdf)